#141 Musical Chiaroscuro

Literally “light-dark,” chiaroscuro in art is the creation of depth through the play of light and shadow.  This artistic technique has inspired legions of composers to try and create the same contrasts in music through timbral shadings and instrumental colors. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Jacob Druckman: Chiaroscuro (excerpt) Juilliard Orchestra/Foss New World … Continue reading #141 Musical Chiaroscuro

#128 Laura Schwendinger

Our popular series profiling emerging composers continues with Laura Elise Schwendinger, an artist whose strongly personal style of music is filled with kinetic energy and slow-burning intensity. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Laura Elise Schwendinger: High Wire Act, V & IV Brightmusic Centaur 3098 1:03, 2:11 Laura Elise Schwendinger: Chiaroscuro Azzurro for Violin … Continue reading #128 Laura Schwendinger

#20 Lincoln Trio Live in Studio

This week, we’ll be broadcasting a live performance of the Lincoln Trio, a Chicago-based ensemble featuring Desirée Ruhstrat on violin, David Cunliffe on cello, and Marta Aznavoorian on piano. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Stacy Garrop: Silver DaggerLera Auerbach: Trio, for violin, cello, and piano; PreludeLaura Elise Schwendinger: C’e La Lune Questa SeraJennifer Higdon: … Continue reading #20 Lincoln Trio Live in Studio